Neurochemical warfare, how serving in Afghanistan can leave mental scars plus brainwashing to tweak belief systems.
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Military life can leave mental scars in post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). President Obama highlights the stigma surrounding this.
Captain Mark Lyndhurst served in Afghanistan and describes how the experience has left scars.
What can feasibly be done to prevent post traumatic stress, i.e. do we know enough about the brain processes involved to inoculate or intervene? How can the military use neuroscience to screen and allocate personnel?
How does MDMA affect the brain circuitry and memory in soldiers with PTSD during psychotherapy?
Current successful trials of MDMA use in treatment-resistant PTSD analyse data up to six years after use but is this period long enough to confirm that the drug was effective?
Putting military neuroscience into historical context: chemical warfare committed by the Greeks some 2300 yrs ago with an ancient honey trap
The nerve toxin Serin, mustard gas and how best to protect civilians and medical personel on site.
Can neuroscience be used to enhance the mental fortitude of a soldier and fighting force on the ground?
How can you tweak with people's belief systems to alter their viewpoints? And how has this been used in war and general society?